Senior Piping Design Engineer - Pharma Projects - Tipperary

Location: Ireland

EUR 85,000 - 90,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2208-30544

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Piping Design Engineer with over 10 Years Experience?

This role can be either a full time permanent or hourly contract role position based in Tipperary.

If interested, send your CV to or call Karen on +353-1-9696681 to discuss further.

Senior Piping Design Engineer - Pharma Projects - Tipperary

Job Description

Our client is a large international engineering company working on large scale projects globally

The Piping Design Engineer is responsible for the piping design engineering works for the Project, taking ownership of design work packs and managing from design phase through to construction phase.

Undertake piping systems design, including but not limited to complex piping arrangements, P&ID’s, schematics, 3D models, isometrics, calculations, reports, and specifications.

Lead 30%, 60%, 90% & IFC Electrical Design Review & Coordination.

Contribute to the sustainable design initiative within the company with close attention to energy management, design for sustainability and implementation of sustainable design technologies. 

Responding to site RFIs, conducting reviews of specialist suppliers or contractor prepared designs, and lead team meetings to resolve design issues. 

Ensure best document management practices are applied to all project documentation.

Ensuring project compliance with the relevant codes & standards Eg: (ASME, PED, ISO, ANSI, ASTM)

Ensure all piping systems are designed in compliance with all Corporate and Statutory Regulations and Guidelines in relation to EHS and piping regulations.

Evaluate and provide input on new design concepts which were not a part of the original scope of work.

Accountable for ensuring execution of the project scope is technically aligned and in compliance with Project Operations, Policies, Standards of Business Conduct, and company Project Management System (PMS).

Oversee and manages all technical aspects of design and materials procurement, vendor/subcontractor interfaces to meet timely delivery.

Responsible to monitor the engineering schedule and related milestones, provides data and recovery plans to address any technical issues or schedule delays

Job Requirements

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Bio-Pharmaceutical or Semi-Conductor industry is essential. 

10+ years of piping experience at a senior engineering or advisory level with specific knowledge of engineering & execution of life science projects and operations.

Excellent written and oral English skills.

Strong organizational, planning and coordination skills.

Strong technical, prioritization and management skills.

Good communication, influencing and interface skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs.

Proficient in Engineering Design software programs such as: Plant 3D, Revit, Navisworks, BIM 360, Caesar, Hexagon or similar. 

Extensive knowledge of piping design standards, specifications, guides, and procedures.

Knowledge of pipe stress analysis and ability to work with pipe stress engineers. 


€85k to €90k salary negotiable for the right candidate.

€45 - €55 per hour

Full time Permanent Position.

Hybrid Option


Niamh Neary is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Senior Piping Design Engineer interested in roles based in Tipperary, you can contact Niamh by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696681 for a confidential chat.

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